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Items Tagged ‘Otolaryngology’

February 3, 2015

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Mucus

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It’s a question Mayo’s Erin O’Brien, M.D., gets a lot, she says, often while “looking up people’s noses.” Why did she decide to become an ear, nose and throat surgeon? Her response is simple and to the point: “I’m a surgeon, and when people are miserable from their sinuses, and I can operate and make them […]

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Tags: Dr. Erin O'Brien, Otolaryngology


July 29, 2014

Instrumental in making music

By In the Loop In the Loop

The oboe is an instrument with a clear and penetrating sound that sometimes rises above the rest. The same could be said of Mara Reed, a young musician whose passion for the oboe and determination to continue to play it brought her to the surgical suite of pediatric otolaryngologist, Shelagh Cofer, M.D., for a very […]

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Tags: Dr. Shelagh Cofer, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology


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